715 Total Quotes

Authority Quotes

Albert Einstein
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
Albert Einstein
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Vince Lombardi
Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Vince Lombardi
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Bill Gates
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Bill Gates
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Peter Drucker
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Peter Drucker
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He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft
James Lowell
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In some South Pacific cultures, a speaker holds a conch shell as a symbol of temporary position of authority. Leaders must understand who holds the conch that is, who should be listened to and when.
Max Pree
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Colin Powell
begin restructuring the [Palestinian] Authority with the principal focus on security and ending terror and violence.
Colin Powell
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The belief in authority is the source of conscience; which is therefore not the voice of God in the heart of man, but the voice of some men in man.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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It's a groundbreaking opportunity. Not just for the Housing Authority, but for the city in its entirety. It's an opportunity to create a model and do something that so many others speak of, but so little have done. We can be a pioneer.
Gary Rosen
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Albert Einstein
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Albert Einstein
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It is therefore high time that we learned from past mistakes and used our considerable moral authority on the question of nuclear disarmament for the greater good of international peace and stability, rather than simply protecting at any cost an increasingly dangerous actor on the international stage.
Douglas Gibson
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The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
Stanley Milgram
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We stopped the military work to give credibility to the Palestinian Authority, without canceling other options.
Abu Abbas
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We've never heard of anything like this. It really undermines the author's credibility and authority even if it's mostly inconsequential details. It's like putting a negative book review on the cover.
Paul Aiken
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Tom Daschle
to restore his credibility and authority.
Tom Daschle
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Yulia Tymoshenko
They think they can destroy my authority and credibility with the people, their trust in me,
Yulia Tymoshenko
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They can't chain my spirit! My spirit runs free! Walls can't contain it! Laws can't restrain it! Authority has no power over it!
Bill Watterson
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George Carlin
I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.
George Carlin
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Charles Kennedy
[Conservative Party leader Michael Howard immediately called for Blair to resign, telling reporters that] this has so diminished his authority. ... increasingly seen as a lame duck, and lack conviction, credibility and the persuasion that a prime minister needs.
Charles Kennedy
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Mark Twain
Conformity-the natural instinct to passively yield to that vague something recognized as authority
Mark Twain
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[I]f we and our posterity reject religious instruction and authority, violate the rules of eternal justice, trifle with the injunctions of morality, and recklessly destroy the political constitution which holds us together, no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us, that shall bury all our glory in profound obscurity.
Daniel Webster
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There's no such thing as consensual sex between a prisoner and a guard, due to the authority disparity.
Aaron Johnson
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The moral authority of the United States depends on its working effectively with other countries to advance human rights protection ? not blocking a consensus proposal that makes so much progress for human rights. The current resolution can be made to work if the United States joins with other democracies to establish the new council and make it function effectively.
Kenneth Roth
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FIDNET won't monitor any private network or e-mail traffic or confer new authority on any government agency, and will be fully consistent with privacy law and practice -- right?
John Kyl
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Ronald Reagan
Freedom is the recognition that no single person, no single authority or government has a monopoly on the truth, but that every individual life is infinitely precious, that every one of us put in this world has been put there for a reason and has something to offer.
Ronald Reagan
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There is no way you can have a trial in a country where there is absolutely no authority. That is the situation in Baghdad today.
Abdel Alani
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They've never before explicitly asserted that they need the authority to treat prisoners inhumanely. We can't think of any country in the world that has.
Tom Malinowski
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They've never before explicitly asserted that they need the authority to treat prisoners inhumanely. We can't think of any country in the world that has,
Tom Malinowski
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The government doesn't have the authority to exclude people from the country, invited scholars, simply because it doesn't like what they have to say.
Jameel Jaffer
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This is a sign from the pope, who is the highest Christian authority in this world, that he is denying the claim of Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem,
Abdel Rahman
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